Proceedings of the First International Conference on Applied Science and Technology (iCAST 2018)

The theme of the 1st International Conference on Applied Science and Technology (iCAST) in 2018 is “Applied Intelligence Technology for Supporting 4.0 Industrial Revolution and Its impact on Sustainable Social and Economic Development.” The 1st iCAST aims to bring together researchers and experts in intelligent technology from educational institutions, R & D, industry, government and the community to exchange and share ideas, knowledge through a discussion of a wide range of issues related to industrial revolution: potential, roles, needs, opportunities and challenges as well”. This conference is also held as a media in establishing a partnership within industry and technology institutes, nationally and internationally.

The 1st iCAST was attended by nearly 300 presenters, co-presenters and participants from various countries such as USA, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, and from different cities of Indonesia. We would like to thank keynote speaker Prof. RW (Bill) Carter from University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, Prof. Eddy Yusuf from Management and Science University, Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia, Prof. Yasushi Kiyoki from KEIO University, Japan, Assoc.Prof. Bambang Trigunarsyah from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Our gratitude is also addressed to all presenters and participants of The 1st iCAST from 43 Polytechnics.

We would like to express our gratitude to Leader of Indonesia Polytechnic Director Forum (locale abbrev. FDPNI), Dr.Ir. Rachmat Imbang Tritjahjono, M.T and all vices; Leader of Bakor P2MI, Dr. Anang Tjahjono and core committee; and all members of the Steering and Organizing Committees, for all the assists, supports, participation and cooperation in carrying out this 1st iCAST well.

The Editors:
Anang Tjahjono– Editor in Chief
Debby Willar
Bet El Silisna Lagarense
Ever Notje Slat
Ahmad Taqwa
Zainal Arif